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Kenya slashes Chinese tilapia imports by half

Tilapia from China at a supply point in Kisumu. China exported 1,927 tonnes of Tilapia to Kenya in 2023, a sharp drop from 4, 228 tonnes in 2022.

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What you need to know:

  • The drop comes at a time when the Kenyan government has bowed to pressure from local fishermen and fish farmers whose fortunes had taken a hit due to an influx in cheap imports from China.